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Washington, D.C.  20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): November 10, 2020


Merit Medical Systems, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)






(State or other jurisdiction of


(I.R.S. Employer

incorporation or organization)

File Number)

Identification No.)

1600 West Merit Parkway


South Jordan, Utah


(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

(801) 253-1600

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

As previously announced, on November 10, 2020, Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) will hold a conference call and live webcast to introduce its projections for growth over the next three fiscal years and answer questions from participants on the call. In connection with that call, the Company issued a press release regarding its new multi-year financial targets for the period 2020 to 2023, which will be discussed during the investor call. The Company’s press release provides information regarding access to the call and webcast. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

In addition, on November 10, 2020, the Company has posted to its website the slide presentation that will be used during the call and webcast. A copy of the presentation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.

The Company is furnishing the information in this Item 7.01 (including the referenced exhibits attached hereto) pursuant to Regulation FD promulgated under the Exchange Act.  Such information shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of the Exchange Act or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and is not deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


Exhibit No.



Press Release, dated November 10, 2020, entitled “Merit Medical to Present ‘Foundations for Growth’ Program and Financial Targets for 2020 to 2023.”


Conference Call Presentation


The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL and incorporated as Exhibit 101


The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: November 10, 2020


/s/ Brian G. Lloyd

Brian G. Lloyd

Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary